Promoting Children's Safety & Wellness - Kid's Safety ProgramFebruary 6, 2013 | Category: Child Injuries | Share
The Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida, part of the Lee Memorial Health System located at Health Park, and Kohl Corporation department stores, through Kohl's Cares, have partnered in a commitment to keep kids safe. Through the partnership - ”Kid's Safety Program" - they promote children's safety and wellness through events such as car seat inspections and safe pool party events. Dates and locations of these events can be found at Kid's Safety Program
- The No. 1 cause of death of children 12 and under is motor vehicle accidents. An average of two children die, and more than 300 are injured, on the road everyday according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA).
- During the 2012 traditional summer season Memorial Day to Labor Day, 137 children younger than 15 drowned in pools and spas, and 168 children of that age required emergency response for near fatal incidents according to a news release from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission September 13, 2012.
- 75% of children are riding in car seats which are improperly installed or don't fit correctly according the NHTSA.
"The Child Injury Accident Attorney Team at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. (Fort Myers, Florida) represents the interests of injured children. We know how devastating it is when a child is injured or killed. We hope parents and others who care for children educate themselves about the potential risks to children in motor vehicle accidents and around pools and spas by accessing safety websites such as Kid's Safety Program, and Safe Kids USA ." says Attorney Randall Spivey.
Fort Myers Personal Injury Attorney Randall L. Spivey is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney – the highest recognition for competence bestowed by the Florida Bar and a distinction earned by less than 2 percent of Florida attorneys. He has handled over 1,500 personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout Florida. For a free and confidential consultation to discuss your legal rights, contact the Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., in Lee County at 239. 337.7483 or toll free at 1.888.477.4839, or by email to Randall@SpiveyLaw.com. Visit SpiveyLaw.com for more information. You can contact Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. in Charlotte County at 941.764.7748 and in Collier County 239.793.7748.